The 1600s in the newly discovered America is so full of suspicion, superstition and violence against each other that you don’t necessarily need anything supernatural to build a horror movie. The Witch could have gone down this ambiguous route, with the audience … Continue reading Horror Month: The Witch (2015) Review
Sitcoms live and die on their characters. Sometimes this can be one iconic character who stands-out among the rest and eventually takes the whole show themselves (if they are supposed to or not) while other times it may be that the … Continue reading 5 great sitcom duos
The BBC is responsible for some of the best sitcoms on TV. To celebrate that fact they have tried bringing some of them back, updating them or straight-remaking them in an attempt to rekindle some of that magic (or even reboot … Continue reading How BBC’s sitcom season showed the past should stay in the past
The UK Office is one of the best sitcoms that British television ever produced. Through two seasons and one Christmas special, The Office gave us a “real-life” story, with recognisable characters like awful boss David Brent, as well as a love … Continue reading Which is better? – The UK or US Office?
Not many TV shows were finished as perfectly as The UK Office. After two seasons and one Christmas special it wrapped up the ongoing story (most importantly the fate of Tim and Dawn) and managed to give Ricky Gervais’ David Brent … Continue reading David Brent: Life on the Road (2016) Review
Breaking the fourth wall is when a character or the movie/TV show directly acknowledges the audience. It could be by speaking directly to the audience or having the characters recognise that they are in a movie or a TV show. Recently … Continue reading The skill of Breaking the Fourth Wall.
I review a whole season rather than individual episodes, so there is a chance of spoilers. If you haven’t watched the whole season yet, stop reading now! Peep Show is a completely underrated sitcom. Whenever British channels make lists of “Greatest Ever Sitcom” … Continue reading Peep Show (Season 9) TV Review
2016 is going to be another huge year for movies. The anticipation for some big summer blockbusters is already building, with teaser trailers, images and rumours fuelling the excitement. This is the list of the movies I’m definitely going to the … Continue reading 2016’s Must-See Movies (Part 1)
Within the next ten years, all TV will be streamed. You have that option now. You could very easily forego all “live” screenings of TV shows and only watch shows “on-demand.” I pretty much do this anyway, only really watching shows … Continue reading Could you survive with Netflix alone?
Knowing how much of an involvement she had in The American Office, I know Mindy Kaling can create good characters, portray a funny comedy character and write a decent sitcom. It’s quite a shock that The Mindy Project fell so … Continue reading Why I stopped watching The Mindy Project